Steed chases a case. Emma closes it.

7 x 15-minute episodes
based on the television episode
Take Me To Your Leader (1968),
written by Terry Nation

Principal Cast:
Donald Monat as John Steed
Diane Appleby as Emma Peel
Hugh Rouse as The Narrator

Adapted and directed by Dennis Folbigge
Produced by David Gooden

Thursday 5th October 1972

Transmission on Springbok Radio (7.15-7.30pm):
Episode 1 - Friday 13th October 1972
Episode 2 - Monday 16th October 1972
Episode 3 - Tuesday 17th October 1972
Episode 4 - Wednesday 18th October 1972
Episode 5 - Thursday 19th October 1972
Episode 6 - Friday 20th October 1972
Episode 7 - Monday 23rd October 1972

Alsatian on the Case
The spin-off series that
never happened.


A red suitcase containing a hefty sum of money, not to mention a bomb as a security device, is giving people orders where to take it and when. Believing it is headed for 'Mr. Big', Mother puts Steed and Emma in charge of tracking the case which leads them straight back to Mother!


This Avengers story was transmitted on Springbok Radio and sadly no recording of it is known to exist today.

No details are known about this serial, the production of which has been confirmed from an annotated television script of the episode, which notes the number of episodes in the serial plus recording and transmission dates.

Alan Hayes

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